Enter an equation in terms of the variable *x*.
Then enter a starting guess for the value of x.
For example,to find the square root of 2 you might enter **x^2-2** for the equation,
and **1** as an initial guess.
The value after nine iterations is returned in the x field
and all the iterations can be viewed at the bottom of the page.

Use * for multiplication, / for division, and ^ for exponentiation.
You can also use functions such as exp(x), ln(x), cos(x) and sin(x).

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